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Chris Hadnagy

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S4 Ep1 The Chameleon Chris Hadnagy

A Most Unusual T Party

Show Notes Chris Hadnagy from Social Engineer LLC Instagram www.social-engineer.com Innocent Lives Foundation Handwriting analysis starts at the 30 minute mark. 1:45 How did your early career resemble that of a conman? 2:46 When did you realize you had a talent for persuasion? 3:50 When did you first hear about Frank Abagnale and Kevin Mitnick and make the correlation between you and them? 5:44 The “That’s crazy! I can’t do that” vs “That would be so much fun would it be to try!” conversation 7:11 The irresistible challenge of “because it doesn’t work that way” 8:21 The weirdness of “Goal accomplished, what now?” 8:34 Have no fear, like a psychopath? 8:40 Where does Chris rate on the scale and why 9:26 The core belief of what separates a true, professional social engineer from a malicious one and corporate motto 10:49 Positive emotions vs guilt or shame to make a massive change in someone’s security posture 11:50 Example of a good phishing email scenario vs a malicious one  14:50 Would you learn boxing from this person? 15:45 The number one red flag of a successful scam 19:11 How does intuition (internal radar) apply to the science of social engineering? 21:42 What is the most important part of body language to focus on when you first meet someone? 24:14 All about Innocent Lives Foundation and how it works to uncover online child predators  www.innocentlivesfoundation.org 27:32 What have you learned recently? 30:31  Diving into the 13 signs of dishonesty in Chris’ writing (he’s such a good sport to let us look at it in depth!) 31:01 Sign 1 31:42 Sign 2 32:21 Sign 3 32:39 Sign 4 33:23 Sign 5 34:07 Sign 6 35:00 Sign 7 35:25 Sign 8 36:35 Sign 9 38:05 Sign 10 38:30 Sign 11 38:40 Sign 12 40:05 Sign 13 40:50 Bonus! Sign 14 42:28 Has Teresa ever seen scary dangerous writing in her podcast? 44:06 Who’s the Star Trek actor that has writing similar to Chris’s?


31 Aug 2021

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Throwback Thursday with Chris Hadnagy

Negotiations Ninja Podcast

In this episode of Negotiations Ninja, Chris Hadnagy—a professional social engineer—shares the framework he created to win friends, influence people, and leave them better off for having met you. Don't miss this episode!


26 Aug 2021

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Throwback Thursday with Chris Hadnagy

Negotiations Ninja Podcast

In this Throwback Thursday episode of Negotiations Ninja, we look back at episode #98 with Chris Hadnagy. Chris is an expert in “human hacking” and “social hacking.” In this episode, Chris shares what social engineering is and how to use his techniques to gather information—it can give you an advantage at the negotiation table. Check it out!


1 Jul 2021

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Human Hacking, Empathy and Influence with Chris Hadnagy

Brave By Design

“I realized that we can use human hacking skills in a positive way. How do you use it as a partner, employer, employee, a parent or as a child? How can you use these skills to get things you want out of life, while leaving people feeling better for having met you, and not being a malicious person?” - Chris Hadnagy If you’ve ever wondered how you can show up so that the person you are talking to is more receptive to what you have to say, while leaving the other person better off for your interaction with them, you’re going to love this episode. Today on Brave By Design I’m scratching my human behavior itch with one of the most renowned experts in the field of social engineering, as we talk human hacking, empathy, and influence, to name just some of the topics we cover.  Chris Hadnagy is a global security expert and master hacker. He is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC, the creator of the popular Social Engineer Podcast, website, and newsletter, and designed “Advanced Practical Social Engineering,” the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification for law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals. He is the bestselling author of four technical books for security professionals: Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking; Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security; Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails; and Social Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking, which is now in its second edition. He is also the founder, executive director, and board member of the Innocent Lives Foundation, a nonprofit that fights the sexual abuse of children.By shifting your approach to difficult conversations and making a conscious effort to practice empathy towards the other person, you will see more great things come to you in your life. Try it, and let Chris and I know how well these techniques work for you! Connect with Chris: https://humanhackingbook.com/ Remember to hit SUBSCRIBE wherever you listen to podcasts!Are you a service-based business who wants to build your brand and get booked solid? Learn how podcasting helped Laura do that over at: podcastbrandlab.comWhat You’ll Hear In This Episode: How Chris got into the type of work he does today, and the unique occupations he’s held along the way [2:21]The way he discovered the power of social engineering and what motivated him to begin writing books on the subject [6:07]Why human hacking is so important for people to learn about [8:11]What are the key differences between influence and manipulation, and a fascinating experiment from Chris’ own life that demonstrates this [10:24]How we can begin to genuinely build more rapport with others, and what not to do [18:59]What he means when he says that we can elicit emotions in others by expressing those same emotions in ourselves [22:50]The approach Chris recommends taking when engaging someone in a difficult conversation [26:50]His thoughts on “cancel culture” and the only way that we can move forward from it [38:43]Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/bravebydesign)


28 Apr 2021

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S3E15: Shrouded in Mystery with Chris Hadnagy

A Most Unusual T Party

What story does the writing of the man who is a pioneer in the field of social engineering and human hacking tell us? Well, it's crystal clear that the usual way of doing things, isn't going to work. Listen to hear what happens when a master of deception meets a master handwriting analyst. 


13 Apr 2021

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Human Hacking and Parenting with Chris Hadnagy of Social-Engineer

The Secure Dad Podcast

What is human hacking and how can it make you a better parent? Today Andy welcomes Chris Hadnagy, social engineer extraordinaire to the show to share how we can communicate better at home and in life.  For more on Chris Hadnagy: https://www.social-engineer.com/ Free Tools from The Secure Dad: https://www.thesecuredad.com/tools


24 Feb 2021

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41 - Chris Hadnagy & Human Hacking

The InfoSec & OSINT Show

This week Chris Hadnagy joins us to talk about the psychology behind social engineering, choosing effective pretexts, as well as the science behind how we make decisions. My 3 main takeaways were 1) how to identify personality types and communicate effectively using DISC 2) how Oxytocin and Amygdala hijacking influence our behavior and 3) How to get started in a career as a social engineer For more information, including the show notes check out https://breachsense.io/podcast


21 Jan 2021

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Ep. 137 – Human Hacking With Chris Hadnagy

The Social-Engineer Podcast

In this special episode, Chris Hadnagy joins Maxie Reynolds to talk about the amazing stories and useful lessons contained in Chris’s new book: “Human Hacking: Win Friends, Influence People, and Leave Them Better Off for Having Met You”. Listen as Chris delves into the process of making “Human Hacking” and shares the awesome story behind its inception. Maxie and Chris also discuss the importance of empathy especially when it comes to hacking humans.   Chris a global security expert and master hacker. He is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC, the creator of the popular Social Engineer Podcast, website, and newsletter, and designed “Advanced Practical Social Engineering,” the first hands-on social engineering training course and certification for law enforcement, military, and private sector professionals.   00:09 – Introduction to Maxie Reynolds 02:13 – Introduction to Christopher Hadnagy’s brand-new book: “Human Hacking: Win Friends, Influence People, and Leave Them Better Off for Having Met You”  02:51 – Human-hacking is a skill that can be used in everyday life by everyday people  04:19 – What it means to “Leave Them Better Off for Having Met You”  05:50 – “The martial art of the mind” and how a malicious person could use it for harm  07:39 – Empathy and why it is so important when hacking humans  09:21 – Showing empathy while amygdala hijacked  11:40 – Empathy is more than just putting yourself in someone else’s shoes  14:15 – Empathy is often hierarchical  16:33 – The power of “I’m sorry”  18:02 – Why understanding the meaning behind someone’s actions is so important  21:48 – Accuracy of the stories told in the book  24:15 – The process of co-authoring the book with Seth Schulman  26:43 – The amazing story of how the book came to be  31:16 – How to fight the isolation and social awkwardness brought by technology and, more recently, COVID-19.  34:46 – Giving your feedback on the book  36:20 – A distillation of the “Advanced Practical Social Engineering” course, made applicable to everyone  40:50 – Socially engineering the world’s best rock band  43:51 - “Quick Fire Questions”:  44:04 – Chris's favorite story in the book  45:04 – Is there a stage in child development where less empathy is shown?  46:10 – Would the new book have helped teenage Chris?  48:01 – Is it as nicer to feel empathy yourself or receive it from someone else?  49:49 – Balance is required when teaching empathy.  51:19 – How we can all better our communities by learning to “Win Friends, Influence People, and Leave Them Better Off for Having Met You”  53:35 – Chris's book recommendations  Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder The Dictionary of Body Language: A Field Guide to Human Behavior  54:56 – Outro  Human Hacking Book Website Human Hacking Book Amazon Maxie on Twitter Chris on Twitter Social-Engineer on Twitter SEVillage: The Human Hacking Conference Social-Engineer.org Social-Engineer.com The Innocent Lives Foundation Clutch 


11 Jan 2021

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CSCP S02E25 - Chris Hadnagy - History of social Engineering

Cyber Security & Cloud Podcast

Chris Hadnagy is the Cheif Human Hacker of social-engineer.com, an author, TedTalker, top social engineer, and a sponsor of Innocent Lives Foundation. Chrisshares how he is helping to lock up child abusers and the human history of hackingand scams. He urges young people to consider a career in cybersecurity so thatcompanies can remain safe. The podcast is brought you by the generosity of NSC42 Ltd, your cybersecurity partner. Cybersecurity is a complex and different for every organization, and you need the best-tailored service to make sure your customer's data is safe and sound so that you can focus on what's important, focusing on your clients and bringing the best and safest experience.  1:00 Introducing Chris Hadnagy3:30 Innocent Life Foundation14:43 Reporting security vulnerabilities in companies18:25 Human history of scams and hacking24:52 Increase in phishing, vishing, and smishing37:44 “I told you so” learning moment42:20 Starting a career in social enginnering46:42 Final Positive Message50:24 Closing LinksChris HadnagyTwitter @humanhacker https://www.social-engineer.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_J._Hadnagy https://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org Cyber Security and Cloud Podcast#CSCP#cybermentoringmondayHTTP://cybercloudpodcast.com 


22 Nov 2020

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Rebooting: Chris Hadnagy

Rebooting with Lisa Forte

Lisa interviews Chris Hadnagy, founder and CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, aka “The Human Hacker”.  This week on Rebooting...    •Tales of how social engineering is used in corporate/industrial espionage.   • The hazards of being a social engineer and how some pretexts fail in very unexpected ways.   • Hear about how his daughter once described his career.   •The new wave of romance frauds hitting the world.   • His new non-profit hunting online predators for law enforcement.  • Much much more..  Like and subscribe to ensure you don’t miss an episode  ►►►SUBSCRIBE!  ►►► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaj1V0ptRrMDucohq41LDmg?sub_confirmation=1 ►►Get it as a PODCAST  ►► https://anchor.fm/rebooting https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/rebooting-with-lisa-forte/id1520180332 ►►https://www.social-engineer.com/ ►►https://www.innocentlivesfoundation.org/ ►►https://twitter.com/humanhacker ►►https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy/ ►►Books: Chris is also the best-selling author of four books; Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security, Phishing Dark Waters: The Offensive and Defensive Sides of Malicious Emails, and Social Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking, 2nd Edition. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Christopher-Hadnagy/e/B004D1T9F4/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1


14 Jul 2020